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Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,668
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Here's my old post

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=577536
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
I have had great results using Blue Magic Metal...

I have had great results using Blue Magic Metal Polish Cream and 000-steelwool on stainless steel and aluminum. The thing about aluminum is that it is highly susceptible to corrosion by caustics...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,348
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Plastic is bad...

The stock quick disconnects on my 2004 R1150GS were plastic. And about three years ago one broke when I was removing the gas tank. I had to plug the line with my finger to prevent gas from pouring...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Awesome Bike!

Congratulations! That's what I ride. It's a classic GS and I love it! I hope that you enjoy your new ride.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,726
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
I hope you guys have a great ride. Please let us...

I hope you guys have a great ride. Please let us know how the bikes perform. I have an 04 GS, but I have always liked the Adventure KTM and Stelvio and Griso Moto Guzzi. The Stelvio and Griso are...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 826,950
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
A True Adventure

WOW!!!

I never even knew that kind of hardcore 1x2 and 4x4 sh!t was possible.

Great post!

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,660
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
In fact... there was a bird involved early in the...

In fact... there was a bird involved early in the trip. This photo was taken near Mt. Borah in Idaho on Hwy 93.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,660
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Of course... you are right!

Of course... you are right!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
I started this one some time ago.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=450283
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,660
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Polishing the Pipes

I'm still cleaning up the grime from last summer's ride to Prudhoe Bay. The exhaust pipes had caked-on and baked-on mud that would not come off with soap and water. So I used a scouring pad follwed...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Never had a problem with HIDs

I installed HIDs in high and low beams. Never had any problems with the kit that I baught.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=450283
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,986
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
I installed a Kaoko for a 8,100-miles ride from...

I installed a Kaoko for a 8,100-miles ride from Idaho to Prudhoe and back. It works great but I only used it (to help relax my arm) during the first three or four days. After that there was no need.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 457,197
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Sure enough, the plate is there. There are...

Sure enough, the plate is there. There are trucks constantly spraying the Dalton Highway with brine (I think it's a calcium chloride or magnesium chloride solution). It improves compaction and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 457,197
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Approaching Deadhorse, Alaska ...

Approaching Deadhorse, Alaska

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_nvRconY-y0U/SoWeZyVWnWI/AAAAAAAAA1w/rL3T6S3T5jM/s800/DSCF4616.jpg

Leaving Deadhorse, Alaska
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
This was my post on a 04 R1150GS. Maybe it will...

This was my post on a 04 R1150GS. Maybe it will help.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=455142
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,695
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Good one! Thanks

Good one!

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,695
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Thanks. I thought the "Orange Crush" thread was...

Thanks. I thought the "Orange Crush" thread was about all KTMs.

I'll look in the "Thumpers" thread for more information.

The 690 Enduro R is an awsome bike. The only other bike I'd consider...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,695
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Question... KTM 690 Enduro R

I've got a 2004 BMW R1150GS and I love the bike. Last summer I took it for a 8,094 miles ride from Idaho to Prudhoe Bay without incident. During this trip I rode over 1,000 miles on gravel roads,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,170
Views: 2,399,671
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Leaving Deadhorse, Alaska, USA ...

Leaving Deadhorse, Alaska, USA

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_nvRconY-y0U/SoWhX3HJRQI/AAAAAAAAA7s/pKpEQZ-alaM/s800/DSCF4772.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,038
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
My sister "almost killed" both of us trying to...

My sister "almost killed" both of us trying to avoid hitting a rabbit while driving a car. There were no injuries or damage, but she lost control of the car, we wound up in the ditch, and under...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 10,432
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
I developed mechanical problems in Kitwanga,...

I developed mechanical problems in Kitwanga, British Columbia, Canada, on my way south. Thankfully the town had a garage and a grocery store, but not much else. As I was troubleshooting the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,649
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
During a road trip to Alaska I stopped for gas...

During a road trip to Alaska I stopped for gas (about three weeks into the trip) and went to put the bike up on the center stand. It didn't quite make it and rolled forward, got away from me, and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,084
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Above Valdez, Alaska. I could not see worth a...

Above Valdez, Alaska. I could not see worth a damn.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_nvRconY-y0U/StvIYDD1EvI/AAAAAAAABY4/dzK1W5_GZR8/s800/DSCF4433.jpg

And just a little further down the road.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
When I installed my Corbin seat (not the same...

When I installed my Corbin seat (not the same seat model as yours, but I do have a 2004 R1150GS), first I had to remove the OEM mounting hardware from the OEM seat and install it on the Corbin seat. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
My Aeroflow bracket also had two small holes...

My Aeroflow bracket also had two small holes right where I mounted the lights. The holes were put in by Aeroflow presumably as drain-holes for the tubes right above. I just drilled into these holes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
I mounted the PIAA lights directly to the...

I mounted the PIAA lights directly to the Aeroflow bracket. I drilled and tapped two holes into the Aeroflow bracket (one on each side) to accept the threads of the "hex socket cap screws" that hold...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
You make a valid point. I am comfortable...

You make a valid point.

I am comfortable with the explanation that your mind preceives more information than you are consciously aware.

But I think this makes for interesting discussion and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,456
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
They way I've always understood it, is that it's...

They way I've always understood it, is that it's best to have the bike on the side stand and in first gear. And if you want to be extra cautious, you can tie-off the side stand to the front tire so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Just yesterday I was riding in the farm country...

Just yesterday I was riding in the farm country around Idaho Falls, ID. This section of road was straight with rolling hills, no traffic anywhere that I could see (hint), and I my speed was around 80...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,714
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
In Post #9 I said the following: "6) This...

In Post #9 I said the following:

"6) This is important. Don't skip meals. It is important that you take the time to eat three square meals a day. This will keep your stamina up!"

My point was...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,749
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
This is my thread on HID conversion... ...

This is my thread on HID conversion...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=450283
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Good story! I strongly believe in that voice. ...

Good story! I strongly believe in that voice. This is an interesting book that talks about the "little voice" in a different context from riding.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-26-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,714
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
You might get away with those in some places, but...

You might get away with those in some places, but in Butte, Montana, they'll just get your ass kicked.

http://media.rei.com/media/hh/883ccd84-000f-42e5-af08-983af1ad24b7.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,758,682
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
You've got a lot of people pulling for you and...

You've got a lot of people pulling for you and wishing there was more they could do than wish you well. But I do hope that the road you have to travel becomes easier and that all goes will with your...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 75,050
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
This Google Maps link will point you to the site...

This Google Maps link will point you to the site of Experimental Breeder Reactor I and the two test reactors I showed in Post #107.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 195,477
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
IMHO... The new Victory Vision Tour is almost as...

IMHO... The new Victory Vision Tour is almost as ugly as the Honda Rune of a few years ago.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_nvRconY-y0U/SpSLROu1QRI/AAAAAAAABWI/P3-ox0M1te8/s800/vision_bk_1_1024x768.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
+1

+1
Forum: Trip Planning 08-24-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,714
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Hey Django Loco! I've got two sets of BMW...

Hey Django Loco!

I've got two sets of BMW riding gear. I have the BMW Commuter 3 Jacket and BMW Tourance Pants for colder weather and the BMW AirFlow 3 Jacket and BMW Venting Machine Pants for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 75,050
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
Much of the aircraft nuclear propulsion...

Much of the aircraft nuclear propulsion technology was developed and tested in Idaho. It was never installed into an aircraft and the whole program was cancelled around 1960 (give or take a year),...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-23-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,714
Posted By Some-Young-Guy
You make an excellent point. When it comes right...

You make an excellent point. When it comes right down to it, you really do not need that much gear to get by.

My "minimalist" needs are a tent (only because I like sleeping in an enclosure free...
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